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In the ephemeris of June 16 The following events that occurred in Argentina and globally are highlighted.

Ford Motor Company

Ford to spend $20 billion on retooling for electric cars

  • 1911- The company is founded IBM in Endicott, New York, to perform computing, tabulating, and recording actions.
  • 1949- The Argentine singer-songwriter Mario Rubén Gonzalez, better known as Jairus in the town of Cruz del Eje belonging to the province of Córdoba. The artist began his career when he was very young and before he was twenty years old he released his first published album, which earned him praise from the renowned Mercedes Sosa who considered him “the best voice in Argentina”.
Singer Jairus
  • 1955- It is 67 years since bombing of the Plaza de Mayowhose objective was the overthrow of the then President of the Nation, Juan Domingo Peron.

    Airplanes from the Argentine Navy and Air Force ruthlessly attacked the area around the Casa Rosada at 12:40 p.m. on June 16 with bombs and machine guns, at which time the powerful explosives fell from the air on a large group of members of society. civil war, leaving a harrowing toll of 308 dead and thousands injured.

    The National Archive of Memory clarified that to this figure must be added “an uncertain number of victims whose bodies could not be identified.” It is currently called one of the bloodiest events in Argentine history.

  • 1960- The psychological thriller opens “Psychosis”directed by the famous and famous British filmmaker, Alfred Hitchcock and the cast consisting of: Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam and Janet Leigh.
Pat Hitchcock and Alfred Hitchcock
Thriller “Psycho”
  • 1967- The singer and guitarist emblematic of the history of rock, Jimi Hendrixburns his instrument on stage during a show given within the framework of the Monterrey Pop Festival held in Mexico.
  • nineteen ninety six- The thirteenth date of the Clausura 1996 tournament was recorded in football history, due to the remembered expulsion of Diego Armando Maradona by the controversial former referee, Javier Castrilli.
  • 2006-Lionel Messi He converted his first goal in a World Cup, in the match against Serbia and Montenegro valid for the group stage of the 2006 World Cup in Germany, which ended in a 6-0 win for the “albiceleste” over the European team.

Carlos Ares: “Messi will be remembered as the best player in history along with Maradona and Pelé”

  • 2011- It reopens to the public “The Tower of Pisa”, located in the city of the same name, after twenty years of consecutive work to prevent its collapse. Every year tens of thousands of tourists visit it to contemplate its amazing degree of incline.
tower of Pisa
“The Tower of Pisa”
  • 2017- American film director dies John Avildsenknown for having been behind the creation of the film trilogy “Karate Kid” (1984, 1989, 1989) and Rocky in 19716. For the great performance of the main figure Sylvester Stallone, Avildsen was awarded the Oscar for Best Director
  • 2019- All of Argentina is simultaneously without power supply due to a malfunction in the interconnected power distribution system. The fault affected neighboring countries such as Uruguay, Paraguay and towns in southern Brazil.


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